Nearly half of people with infertility do not get help
Staff Writer |
A new study found one in eight women, and one in ten men, experience infertility issues – with about half of them not getting or seeking medical assistance for it.
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Published in Oxford Journals in June 2016, the UK study of more than 15,000 individuals found that 43 percent of women and 47 percent of men did not talk to a medical professional about their infertility problem.
“The results of this study are, sadly, not surprising,” Michael La Vean, President and Founder of Conceivex, maker of The Conception Kit, said. “While the research in this case did not indicate correlation or causation, we know from our own extensive work in infertility that countless couples do not seek help for a number of reasons.
“For the more than 20 million women in the U.S. who are affected by infertility today, the lack of privacy that accompanies historic treatment choices, the cost of those options, the possibility for multiple births and, in some cases, religious restrictions, are significant barriers.”
There is now a new at-home, cost-effective infertility treatment option available in the United States, The Conception Kit, that can help
Today, The Conception Kit, an FDA-cleared, drug- and hormone-free infertility treatment that couples can use in the privacy of their own home, is available nationally for a $30-$75 co-pay with a prescription at more than 65,000 pharmacies in the U.S., including Walmart, Target, Rite Aid, Walgreens and others.
About 60 percent of insured individuals in the U.S. already have reimbursable access through their pharma benefits managers (Express Scripts, CVS/Caremark, and others).
Many of the historic infertility treatment options can prove costly. For example, a single cycle of in vitro fertilization (IVF) costs $12,500 on average, according to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and is not always covered by insurance.
The Conception Kit includes 24 ovulation predictors for timing the Luteinizing Hormone Surge (LHSurge), among a range of other items. Purchasing just these items alone over-the-counter would cost more than the entire Conception Kit (with the co-pay). ■